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Nuremberg-Budapest - Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Scenic Jade
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Join this luxurious cruise down the famed Danube River for a unique experience in this historic region. Discover Nuremberg's rich history before boarding the 5-star luxury river cruise ship, Scenic Jade and beginning the adventure. Cruise through charming Bavaria, exploring small towns and sampling the local beers. Explore the birthplace of Mozart in Salzburg, or take a culinary adventure through the Wachau Valley. Visit the cultural hub of Vienna, with its remarkable elegant buildings and rich musical history, before continuing to Budapest, join a guided tour of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. At the end of each day, relax in the comfort of the luxurious ship. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Nuremberg | Embark
Day 2 : Nuremberg
Day 3 : Regensburg
Day 4 : Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov
Day 5 : Melk | Dürnstein
Day 6 : Vienna
Day 7 : Budapest
Day 8 : Budapest | Disembark

Highlights

  • Stroll through the medieval Old Town of Regensburg
  • Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace
  • Explore the rich history of Nuremberg
  • Visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov

Ship

Scenic Jade

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Budapest, the capital city of Hungary Visit historic Nuremberg Melk Abbey, Lower Austria Cruise the Danube through beautiful Austria Mozart Statue in Vienna Historic Nuremberg
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Day 1 Nuremberg | Embark

Welcome to the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, which dates back to the 11th century. The cruise begins here, and toast to the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 3pm in Nuremberg and 2pm in Munich.

Day 2 Nuremberg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Freechoice: Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with a local guide, or visit moving WWII sites including the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds, a reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime. 

Day 3 Regensburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.

Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where there is the option to sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world.

Day 4 Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Freechoice: Choose to visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old town. Or, journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration.

Day 5 Melk | Dürnstein

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein – at an individual pace, of course. Or, visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.

 

Day 6 Vienna

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore this majestic city on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks. Discover the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the golden Art Nouveau icons "The Kiss" and "Judith." 

Enrich: Admire the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then, sit enthralled during an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

Day 7 Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Freechoice: Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube. Or, journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists. Have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour. 

Day 8 Budapest | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Budapest is the end of the cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.
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Standard Suite E
Dimensions: 160ft2. Standard Suites are located on the Jewel Deck with large picture windows to ensure a great view. They have a spacious design and clever layout alongside all the usual luxurious amenities and furnishings.
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Standard Suite D
Dimensions: 160ft2. Standard Suites are located on the Jewel Deck with large picture windows to ensure a great view. They have a spacious design and clever layout alongside all the usual luxurious amenities and furnishings.
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Single Balcony Suite BS
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Balcony Suite C
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Balcony Suite BA
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Balcony Suite BB
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Deluxe Balcony Suite BD
Dimensions: 225ft2. Located in prime locations at the front of the ship on both the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, they offer all the features of the private Balcony Suites with the ingenious Scenic Sun Lounge, but with even more space to relax.
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Junior Balcony Suite BJ
Dimensions: 250ft2. These spacious Suites, located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, have a private full-length balcony complete with a Scenic Sun Lounge and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin and shower.
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Balcony Suite A
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Balcony Suite PA
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Balcony Suite PP
Dimensions: 205ft2. Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.
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Deluxe Balcony Suite PD
Dimensions: 225ft2. Located in prime locations at the front of the ship on both the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, they offer all the features of the private Balcony Suites with the ingenious Scenic Sun Lounge, but with even more space to relax.
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Junior Balcony Suite RJ
Dimensions: 250ft2. These spacious Suites, located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, have a private full-length balcony complete with a Scenic Sun Lounge and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin and shower.
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Royal Balcony Suite RA
Dimensions: 315ft2. These Suites located on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space, impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area, and an oversized bathroom.
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Royal Balcony Suite R
Dimensions: 315ft2. These Suites located on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space, impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area, and an oversized bathroom.
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Royal Panorama Suite RS
Dimensions: 325ft2. At 325ft², these are the largest suites on the ship. Located on the Diamond Deck, both suites enjoy fantastic views of the passing scenery from your private balcony complete with Scenic Sun Lounge. Each Suite has a lounge area and a luxurious bathroom.
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Royal Owner's Suite RO
Dimensions: 520ft2 including outdoor balcony. These Suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space (315ft²), impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area, and an oversized bathroom.

Notes

All rates are quoted in USD and represent cost per person, based on double occupancy. Please contact us for the Single Supplement Rate.

All-inclusive highlights:

- 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
- 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
- Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities
- Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
- 20 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
- Complimentary beverages all day, every day
- Butler service for all guests
- Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
- The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
- Cruise Directors to guide and assist
- Expert local guides
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- All tipping and gratuities
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